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Reynolds will build aluminum pilot plant for Wrightsville beach

OSW's long-held desire to test aluminum's applicability to desalting plants is realized under an assignment just handed Reynolds Metals. A contract is now in final negotiation stages with Reynolds...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Aqua-Chem subcontract

The Reynolds pilot plant will be multistage flash and have characteristics of maximum brine temperature of 250 F. and performance ratios of 6-8. For design, construction and start-up of the plant...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Wrightsville beach

Current plans call for a second phase contract for Reynolds under which the plant would be operated continuously for several years. The plant will be located at OSW's Wrightsville Beach test...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Desalination cost cut by using new vacuum freezing technique

A new vacuum freezing technique said to cut desalination costs in half has been patented by Israeli inventor Moshe Goldberger, according to The Jerusalem Post. In a recent article, the Israeli...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Aqua Chem court battle

Aqua Chem, long threatening a battle royal in the courts over basic patents claimed here and abroad on the long tube, brine recirculation flash distillation evaporator, has made good its promise. A...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Bill granted

OSW's participation in the MWD project was approved in record time by the Senate last week. The authorization bill covering OSW's $57.2 million grant toward the project passed on a voice vote,...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Nothing is broadening as success

Asst. Interior Sect'y. Frank C. Di Luzio has demonstrated before Congress. Di Luzio before the Senate Interior Committee and the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy asserted he would advance waste...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

OSW's Membrane Div new chief

OSW's Membrane Div has a new chief Kenkere Channabasappa . A native of India, Channabasappa comes to OSW from Melpar, where he headed the co.'s electrochemistry and natural resources development...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

New water resources-desalting assistance program begins at aid

State Dept.'s Agency for International Development is taking the offensive against global water ills and is setting in motion an assistance program in water resources for developing countries. To...

Water Desalination Report, 22-09-1966

Water for Peace

President Johnson's Water For Peace program furnishes the cue for the current surveys. The cablegram also references the President's announcement last year of the beginning of Water For Peace and...

Water Desalination Report, 22-09-1966

Mundra desalination plant - India

This project is understood to have been de-emphasised, in favour of increasing capacity at several other planned desalination plants in the state.

Pipavav desalination plant - India

This project is understood to have been de-emphasised, in favour of increasing capacity at several other planned desalination plants in the state.

Porbandar desalination plant - India

This project is understood to have been de-emphasised, in favour of increasing capacity at several other planned desalination plants in the state.

Tuticorin FGD desal - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended, and now falls on 20 December 2019. The project is open to international competitive bidding.

Tan Tan port desalination - Morocco

The feasibility study being carried out by A.d.i. is on hold, pending the completion of exploratory boreholes. A.d.i., a subsidiary of renewable company Nareva (which is owned by Al Mada, King Moha...

La Paz, Baja California Sur - Mexico

The national government's infrastructure plan, released on 26 November 2019, envisages significant investment from the private sector in a variety of infrastructure segments. According to the docum...

Cabo San Lucas expansion - Mexico

The national government's infrastructure plan, released on 26 November 2019, envisages significant investment from the private sector in a variety of infrastructure segments. According to the docum...

Puerto Peñasco SWRO - Mexico

The national government's infrastructure plan, released on 26 November 2019, envisages significant investment from the private sector in a variety of infrastructure segments. According to the docum...

Umm al Quwain IWP - United Arab Emirates

The EPC team, a joint venture between Sidem and China Gezhouba Group International Engineering, is undertaking the project after financial close was secured.

Carpinteria reuse, CA - U.S.A.

The Carpinteria Valley Water District is due to certify the final EIR – prepared by Woodard & Curran – on 11 December 2019.

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

In late November 2019, the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board issued a tentative order renewing the operating permit for the proposed desalination project at Huntington Beach. The concl...

Kundli CETP upgrade - India

The bids from Enviro Infra Engineers and Subhash Infra Engineers have cleared the technical evaluation stage, and are currently undergoing financial evaluation.

Borazjan SWRO - Iran

The client has pre-qualified three companies to bid: 1) Noor Vijeh Co. (NVCO); 2) Mapna Group; 3) Tana Energy Group. The deadline for the submission of technical and financial proposals falls on 21...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

Attendees at the non-mandatory pre-SoQ meeting held on 21 November 2019 included representatives from the following companies: AECOM, Arcadis, Beyaz and Patel, Black & Veatch, Carollo, CDM Smith/Pa...

Oceanside IPR, CA - U.S.A.

Bids for the construction of the advanced water purification facility were received from W.M. Lyles ($57,113,000), Shimmick ($54,815,000) and OHL USA ($59,225,500). The pre-qualified OEMs for the s...

ArcelorMittal desalination facility phase 3 - Brazil

ArcelorMittal desalination facility phase 2 - Brazil

Pure Water Soquel, CA - U.S.A.

The State Water Resources Control Board awarded the project a $50 million Proposition 1 groundwater implementation grant on 19 November 2019. It simultaneously approved a $36 million loan under the...

West Basin, CA - U.S.A.

The final EIR was certified by the West Basin Municipal Water District board on 18 November 2019. The documentation can be found here: www.westbasindesal.com/final-eir.html .

Sydney desal expansion - Australia

The owners of the plant are understood to have taken on investment bank RBC to gauge potential investor interest and advise on funding options for the expansion.

Yanbu 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Sources have suggested that the bid from the Aqualia-led team is being considered as the frontrunner. Bid prices have not yet been officially confirmed, and bids are likely to be officially opened ...

Turkana desalination project - Kenya

Developer Almar Water Solutions is reported to have signed an agreement with Turkana County to develop the project.

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

The deadline for bids is now 15 December. The ten teams qualified to bid are: 1) ACWA Power; 2) Aqualia/HAACO/Alfanar; 3) Cobra; 4) Engie; 5) Malakoff; 6) Marubeni/Marafiq; 7) Mitusbishi Corp.; 8) ...

Shuqaiq 4 (SWCC) - Saudi Arabia

The deadline for submissions by contractors has been further extended, with bids now due in December 2019. SWCC has taken on Ayesa to advise on basic design, tender specifications, and bid evaluation.

Shoaiba 5 (SWCC) - Saudi Arabia

The deadline for submissions by contractors has been further extended, with bids now due in December 2019. SWCC has taken on Ayesa to advise on basic design, tender specifications, and bid evaluation.

Chennai 4 (Perur) - India

An advisory team led by SMEC is understood to be close to signing terms with the client. Three teams in total submitted bids earlier this year. The scope of the consultancy contract includes concep...

Growthpoint V&A SWRO - South Africa

The developer expects to appoint a contractor shortly, with a view to bringing the plant online in 2021.

Umm al Quwain IWP - United Arab Emirates

Financial close has now been reached. A syndicate of seven international and local lenders is providing $680 million of non-recourse senior debt with a 24.5-year door-to-door tenor. The mandated le...

Tampa Bay Desalination Expansion, FL - U.S.A.

Two feasibility studies were signed off in October 2019: Black & Veatch will conduct a $3 million feasibility study into an expansion of the existing desalination plant (which is operated by Accion...

Hampton Roads ASR project, VA - U.S.A.

An RFQ for the design-build contract to build the first of five full-scale advanced water treatment plants is expected to be released around February 2020. The first plant is expected to be a 17MGD...